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Sale 1177 — The Scarsdale Collection, Part 10: France

Sale Date — Tuesday, 13 March, 2018

Category — 1852-71 Napoleon Issues (Scott 10a-37, Yvert 9d-33)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
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Sale Number 1177, Lot Number 1007, 1852-71 Napoleon Issues (Scott 10a-37, Yvert 9d-33)FRANCE, 1852, 10c Dark Bister on Yellowish (10a; Yvert 9d), FRANCE, 1852, 10c Dark Bister on Yellowish (10a; Yvert 9d)FRANCE, 1852, 10c Dark Bister on Yellowish (10a; Yvert 9d). Part original gum, mostly large to ample margins all around, gorgeous rich color and a highly detailed impression

VERY FINE. A HANDSOME AND EXTRAORDINARILY RARE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1852 10-CENTIMES NAPOLEON. ESPECIALLY DESIRABLE IN THE DARK BISTER SHADE.

This classic rarity is almost never offered in sound condition and with full original gum.

Ex Gross. With 1998 von der Weid certificate as a generic Bister. With 2010 P.F. certificate as the Dark Bister. Yvert €48,500

30,000
5,250
1008
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Sale Number 1177, Lot Number 1008, 1852-71 Napoleon Issues (Scott 10a-37, Yvert 9d-33)FRANCE, 1852, 25c Blue on Bluish (11; Yvert 10), FRANCE, 1852, 25c Blue on Bluish (11; Yvert 10)FRANCE, 1852, 25c Blue on Bluish (11; Yvert 10). Original gum (recent certificate states "part o.g.", but it has nearly full original gum), large to full margins all around, strong color and impression, Very Fine, ex Gross, with photocopy of 1971 A. Diena certificate and 2010 P.F. certificate, Yvert €5,500

2,450
1,100
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1009
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Sale Number 1177, Lot Number 1009, 1852-71 Napoleon Issues (Scott 10a-37, Yvert 9d-33)FRANCE, 1854, 5c Green on Greenish (13; Yvert 12), FRANCE, 1854, 5c Green on Greenish (13; Yvert 12)FRANCE, 1854, 5c Green on Greenish (13; Yvert 12). Unused (no gum), huge margins all around, wonderfully bright color, Extremely Fine, signed Bloch, with 1993 and 2016 P.F. certificates, Yvert €425

315
200
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1010
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Sale Number 1177, Lot Number 1010, 1852-71 Napoleon Issues (Scott 10a-37, Yvert 9d-33)FRANCE, 1853, 10c Bister on Yellowish, Type I (14; Yvert 13A), FRANCE, 1853, 10c Bister on Yellowish, Type I (14; Yvert 13A)FRANCE, 1853, 10c Bister on Yellowish, Type I (14; Yvert 13A). Original gum, very lightly hinged, uncommonly large margins all around, attractive color, Extremely Fine, ex Gross, with 2010 P.F. certificate, Yvert €900

360
375
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1011
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Sale Number 1177, Lot Number 1011, 1852-71 Napoleon Issues (Scott 10a-37, Yvert 9d-33)FRANCE, 1853, 25c Milky Blue on Bluish (17a; Yvert 15a), FRANCE, 1853, 25c Milky Blue on Bluish (17a; Yvert 15a)FRANCE, 1853, 25c Milky Blue on Bluish (17a; Yvert 15a). Original gum, lightly hinged, large to full margins all around, rich color in this distinctive shade, crisp impression, Extremely Fine, signed A. Brun and Sorani, with 2009 P.F. certificate, Yvert €3,500

2,000
1,300
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1012
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Sale Number 1177, Lot Number 1012, 1852-71 Napoleon Issues (Scott 10a-37, Yvert 9d-33)FRANCE, 1853, 40c Orange on Yellowish (18; Yvert 16), FRANCE, 1853, 40c Orange on Yellowish (18; Yvert 16)FRANCE, 1853, 40c Orange on Yellowish (18; Yvert 16). Part original gum, four margins ranging from large to close at top, Very Fine, a scarce stamp with original gum, ex Feldman, with 2015 P.F. certificate, Yvert €3,800

2,000
400
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1013
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Sale Number 1177, Lot Number 1013, 1852-71 Napoleon Issues (Scott 10a-37, Yvert 9d-33)FRANCE, 1854, 80c Lake on Yellow (19; Yvert 17Aa), FRANCE, 1854, 80c Lake on Yellow (19; Yvert 17Aa)FRANCE, 1854, 80c Lake on Yellow (19; Yvert 17Aa). Original gum, four large margins, fresh color and a clear impression, Very Fine and choice, a desirable example of this scarce original-gum stamp, ex Gross, signed Calves, with 2010 P.F. certificate, Yvert €4,000

2,800
1,800
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1014
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Sale Number 1177, Lot Number 1014, 1852-71 Napoleon Issues (Scott 10a-37, Yvert 9d-33)FRANCE, 1860, 80c Rose on Pinkish (20; Yvert 17B), FRANCE, 1860, 80c Rose on Pinkish (20; Yvert 17B)FRANCE, 1860, 80c Rose on Pinkish (20; Yvert 17B). Original gum, lightly hinged, large margins, unusually fresh, Extremely Fine, with 1991 and 2008 P.F. certificates, Yvert €3,800

1,875
1,600
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1015
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Sale Number 1177, Lot Number 1015, 1852-71 Napoleon Issues (Scott 10a-37, Yvert 9d-33)FRANCE, 1853, 1fr Lake on Yellowish (21; Yvert 18), FRANCE, 1853, 1fr Lake on Yellowish (21; Yvert 18)FRANCE, 1853, 1fr Lake on Yellowish (21; Yvert 18). Original gum, trivial h.r., rich color in a deep shade, highly detailed impression

VERY FINE. A HIGHLY DESIRABLE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 1853 ONE-FRANC NAPOLEON III ISSUE.

Ex Gross. With 1971 A. Deina and 2010 P.F. certificates. Yvert €8,000

7,450
2,100
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1016
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Sale Number 1177, Lot Number 1016, 1852-71 Napoleon Issues (Scott 10a-37, Yvert 9d-33)FRANCE, 1862, 5c Yellow Green on Greenish (23; Yvert 20), FRANCE, 1862, 5c Yellow Green on Greenish (23; Yvert 20)FRANCE, 1862, 5c Yellow Green on Greenish (23; Yvert 20). Original gum, bright color, uncharacteristically well-centered, Very Fine and choice, ex Venn, signed Roumet, Yvert €350

190
130
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1017
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Sale Number 1177, Lot Number 1017, 1852-71 Napoleon Issues (Scott 10a-37, Yvert 9d-33)FRANCE, 1862, 10c Bister on Yellowish (25; Yvert 21), FRANCE, 1862, 10c Bister on Yellowish (25; Yvert 21)FRANCE, 1862, 10c Bister on Yellowish (25; Yvert 21). Original gum, uncharacteristically well-centered, fresh color, Very Fine, ex Gross, signed Calves and with 2010 P.F. certificate, Yvert €2,200

1,350
750
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Sale Number 1177, Lot Number 1018, 1852-71 Napoleon Issues (Scott 10a-37, Yvert 9d-33)FRANCE, 1862, 40c Pale Orange on Yellowish (27; Yvert 23), FRANCE, 1862, 40c Pale Orange on Yellowish (27; Yvert 23)FRANCE, 1862, 40c Pale Orange on Yellowish (27; Yvert 23). Original gum, uncharacteristically well-centered, bright color, Extremely Fine, rarely encountered in this premium quality, ex Venn, signed Calves and with 1999 P.F. certificate, Yvert €2,900

1,200
1,400
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Sale Number 1177, Lot Number 1019, 1852-71 Napoleon Issues (Scott 10a-37, Yvert 9d-33)FRANCE, 1862, 80c Bright Rose on Pinkish (28a; Yvert 24a), FRANCE, 1862, 80c Bright Rose on Pinkish (28a; Yvert 24a)FRANCE, 1862, 80c Bright Rose on Pinkish (28a; Yvert 24a). Unused (no gum), remarkably well-centered, brilliantly fresh, Extremely Fine, signed Calves, with 2016 P.F. certificate, Yvert €500 for the generic Rose color

425
120
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1020
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Sale Number 1177, Lot Number 1020, 1852-71 Napoleon Issues (Scott 10a-37, Yvert 9d-33)FRANCE, 1862, 2c Red Brown on Yellowish (30; Yvert 26A), FRANCE, 1862, 2c Red Brown on Yellowish (30; Yvert 26A)FRANCE, 1862, 2c Red Brown on Yellowish (30; Yvert 26A). Mint N.H., rich color and sharp impression, Very Fine, not easy to find in Mint Never-Hinged condition, with 2010 P.F. certificate, catalogued as hinged, Yvert €200

105
325
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1021
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Sale Number 1177, Lot Number 1021, 1852-71 Napoleon Issues (Scott 10a-37, Yvert 9d-33)FRANCE, 1867, 20c Blue on Bluish, Type I (33 var; Yvert 29A), FRANCE, 1867, 20c Blue on Bluish, Type I (33 var; Yvert 29A)FRANCE, 1867, 20c Blue on Bluish, Type I (33 var; Yvert 29A). Original gum, lightly hinged, brilliantly fresh, Extremely Fine, ex Venn, signed Roumet, Yvert value

€ 475
180
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1022
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Sale Number 1177, Lot Number 1022, 1852-71 Napoleon Issues (Scott 10a-37, Yvert 9d-33)FRANCE, 1868, 80c Rose on Pinkish (36; Yvert 32), FRANCE, 1868, 80c Rose on Pinkish (36; Yvert 32)FRANCE, 1868, 80c Rose on Pinkish (36; Yvert 32). Original gum, lightly hinged, well-centered, rich vibrant color, Very Fine and choice, ex Venn, with 2001 A.P.S. certificate, Yvert €1,750

800
650
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1023
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Sale Number 1177, Lot Number 1023, 1852-71 Napoleon Issues (Scott 10a-37, Yvert 9d-33)FRANCE, 1869, 5fr Gray Lilac on Lavender (37; Yvert 33), FRANCE, 1869, 5fr Gray Lilac on Lavender (37; Yvert 33)FRANCE, 1869, 5fr Gray Lilac on Lavender (37; Yvert 33). Full original gum, rich color and a well defined impression

VERY FINE. A HANDSOME ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1869 5-FRANC NAPOLEON. A NOTORIOUSLY CHALLENGING STAMP TO FIND THIS CHOICE.

Ex Feldman. Signed A. Brun. With 2001 Sismondo and 2015 P.F. certificates. Yvert €9,000

6,000
3,250
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